The community is invited to compete in Metropolitan State University's Great Paper Airplane Contest. Fold Man holding paper airplane your best paper airplane and launch it off of the Great Hall balcony. See how far your airplane can fly and win great prizes. The competition is open to anyone affiliated with Metropolitan State, including student, staff, faculty, administration and family members.

The competition will be judged in the categories of distance and accuracy. Participants should bring six folded planes for six throws. Print your name on each plane. Planes must be folded from standard 8.5″x11″ 20-pound copier paper. No cuts, tears, hole punches, or add-ons such as tape, paperclips, etc.

Gift cards to the university bookstore will be awarded to the top three individual finishers in each category:

  • First place: $25
  • Second place: $15
  • Third place: $10

For more information, email event coordinator Ron Miller. Visit for printable paper airplane templates and instructional videos.

  • When
    • March 16, 2018
    • 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
  • Where
    • New Main, Great Hall
    • 700 East Seventh Street
    • Saint Paul, MN, 55106
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